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Internet Guide for China Studies Newsletter
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17 Aug 2000

New in IGCS - History:

Online Documentary: The Nanking Atrocities

Ed./Corp.: Masato Kajimoto, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
URL: http://web.missouri.edu/~jschool/nanking/
Language: English.
Resource type: Study.

Self description: "[C]omprehensive accounts of the Nanking Atrocities that
took place 1937-38 Nanking, China during the early stage of the Second
Sino-Japanese War. It includes interviews with leading historians in this
field as well as historical photographs and a number of other documented
materials such as newspaper articles, diaries of former Japanese soldiers
and American missionaries who were in Nanking when the incident took place,
and the judgment of the Tokyo War Crimes Trial."

Description: This site is an August 2000 thesis, by Masato Kajimoto,
submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of
Master of Journalism in the Graduate School of Journalism of the University
of Missouri-Columbia. An online documentary which gives a very good
overview of the events and the historical debate including interviews and
videos. The full-text with footnotes is downloadable.

Site contents: (1) Introduction (From Marco Polo Bridge to Nanking; Focal
Points of the Nanking Atrocities Today; (Video) China Invaded); (2) The
Fall of Nanking (What Foreign Journalists Witnessed; (Reference) The New
York Times Articles; (Video) The Battle of China);  (3) The Reign of Terror
(What Japanese Journalists Witnessed; The Safety Zone and American
Missionaries; (Reference) What Westerners Witnessed; (Video) China
Invaded); (4) Confessions of Former Soldiers (Killing Prisoners of War; The
Yamada Detachment; Rape and Pillage; (Video) The Battle of China); (5)
Psychological Warfare (Chinese Propaganda; Japanese Propaganda; (Video)
Nanking); (6) The Postwar Judgment (International Military Tribunal for the
Far East; Nanking War Crimes Tribunal; (Reference) The Judgment of the
IMTFE; (Photo Gallery) The Tokyo Trial); (7) The Nanking Atrocities in the
1990s (The Death Toll - Early Estimates; The Death Toll - Current
Estimates; The Controversy in Japan; (Photo Gallery) Nanking City); (8)
Works Cited (Selected bibliography of books, journals, newspapers, and
films / List of interviewees / Other references / Military Postcards).

Note: Acrobat Reader for downloading the full-text needed! RealPlayer for
viewing the videos needed!

Resource suggested via the Asian Studies WWW Monitor (12 Aug. 2000) by
Masato Kajimoto, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA.

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With kind regards,

Hanno Lecher ([log in to unmask])

INTERNET GUIDE FOR CHINA STUDIES -- editor
http://sun.sino.uni-heidelberg.de/igcs/

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